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    Federal Emergency Management Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Craig Fugate testified on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agency’s $10.38 billion fiscal year 2015 budget request. The proposal includes $7 billion for the…

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    Social Media and Emergency Management

    Federal, state, and private emergency responders testified about efforts to adapt social media tools like Facebook and Twitter for response to natural and man-made disasters. Among the…

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    Emergency Management and Social Media

    Witnesses testified on the use of social media in emergencies, focusing on recent crises such as the Boston Marathon bombing and tornadoes in Oklahoma.

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    Post-Katrina Emergency Management Assessment

    Craig Fugate testified on reform efforts at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) since the passage of the 2006 Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act. In his testimony…

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    Homeland Security Grants and Preparedness

    A hearing was held on efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to measure the return on investment from homeland security grants and the eligible uses of preparedness…

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    Federal Emergency Management Agency Reform

    Two homeland security subcommittees held a joint hearing on progress made in reforming the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Topics included national security and eliminating fraud…

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